The number 5 (five) is a number, numeral, and digit. The natural and cardinal number comes after 4 and before 6. Number 5 is the third prime. Its divisors are 1,5. But the question of what is 5 is much deeper than this. Let’s dive in.

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**What is 5 (Five) in Mathematics?**

• The third-smallest prime number is five.

• A pentagon is a polygon which has 5 sides.

• The second Sierpinski number of the first sort is five.

• Five Factorial (5!) – In mathematics, the “!” symbol denotes “factorial.” Any number followed by the factorial symbol means that number multiplied by each digit lower than it is down to 1.

Hence the calculation of 5! is 5*4*3*2*1 = 120

• 5 is the hypotenuse length of the smallest integer-sided right triangle.

• Five is thought to be the only untouchable odd number.

**Few Fun Facts about 5 (five) **

Sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami are the five basic tastes.

There are five dots in a quincunx.

hi5.com is a social networking site.

Channel 5 (UK) is a television channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom.

Five is the atomic number of boron

There are typically thought to be five senses.

Quintuplets are five babies born at the same time.

The USA declaration of independence was drafted by the Committee of Five.

According to Hindu cosmology, the universe is made up of five components.

The majority of the flowers have five petals.

Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five is a series of children’s books written by British author Enid Blyton.

Anthony Horowitz, a British writer, has written a series of children’s novels called The Power of Five.

The number 5 denotes the third baseman’s position in baseball scorekeeping.

The number 5 or a series of 555 is frequently associated with transformation, evolution, love, and abundance in numerology.

Johnny 5 is the protagonist of the film Short Circuit (1986)

The fifth part of the Fast & Furious film series, Fast Five (2011).

The Fifth Element is a science fiction movie released in year 1997.

Five is a boy band from the United Kingdom.

A pentatonic scale is one that has five notes per octave.

Maroon 5 is a pop-rock band from the United States.

The Jackson 5 is an American pop-rock band comprised of several Jackson family members.

A perfect fifth is considered to be the most consonant harmony and serves as the foundation for the majority of western tuning systems.

The phrase “Give me five” is commonly used before a high five.

No. 5 is the name of Coco Chanel’s renowned fragrance.

**References**

https://www.cuemath.com/numbers/

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/prime-numbers-advanced.html